Thailand

The changing face of Thailand’s Hua Hin

Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Hua Hin, one of the Thai cities that has reportedly seen major economic reforms accompanied by a booming tourism industry following the 2014 military coup.<p>It has been three years since a military coup in Thailand deposed the government of Yingluck Shinawatra, …

World News

A Charter Catamaran Exploring Thailand’s Andaman Sea

You almost have to pinch yourself sailing around Thailand’s Phang Nga Bay. It’s like entering a lost world in a Hollywood movie. Rising dramatically …

Sailing

Elephant Hills: Glamping with Elephants in Southern Thailand

I didn’t know what to expect on my first trip to Southern Thailand. Having just come from the hectic streets of Bangkok, I imagined much of the same …

Thailand Travel

10 Tips For Eating Thai Food For Weight Loss

<b>Coconut Milk</b> is high in saturated fats. Unless you cook the dish yourself and go for some reduced fat alternatives you may just want to avoid these …

Thai Food

The king of Thailand is jittery about his image (and his country’s democratic past)

<i>Pavin Chachavalpongpun is an associate professor at Kyoto University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies.</i><p>Thailand finds itself in the grip of a strange political fever. The country has a long tradition of enforced respect for its monarch. But things have gotten worse since the current king, Maha …

Opinion

Holiday planner for southern Thailand’s Andaman coast

3 weeks on Thailand’s northern Andaman coast<p>Just about everyone has heard of Ko Samui, Phuket or Ko Phi Phi, but there’s a lot more to southern …

South-east Asia

A Robust Thai Peanut Sauce You Can Put on Everything!

• Combine peanut butter, water, soy sauce, lime juice, garlic and rice vinegar in a saucepan over low heat. (Mixture will become easy to combine as …

Thai Food

Harley-Davidson will build a factory in Thailand

Harley-Davidson is building a factory in Thailand as the company looks to better serve its international customers, the motorcycle maker announced Tuesday. Read The Full Story Here: Harley-Davidson Will Build a Factory in Thailand Video provided by TheStreet Newslook

Harley Davidson

Netflix Picks Up Thai Marijuana Documentary ‘Highland’

Netflix has picked up <i>Highland</i>, a documentary mini-series about marijuana in Thailand. The show is produced by Coconuts TV and is immediately …

Netflix

Easy, Simple and Delicious Vegan Thai Food Recipes

Vegetarian and Vegan Thai Food<p>Thai food is a great option for vegetarians and vegans, both when eating out and at home. Thai curries are exotically …

Thai Food

After 10 Year-Gap, Thousands of Lotuses Bloom in Thailand

The flowers are so fragile, however, that curious visitors are being asked to stay clear.<p>In addition to its sandy beaches and street food, Thailand is also famous for its lotus bloom, a sacred symbol that can be found everywhere from the inside of temples to flowers piled high on stalls in local …

Asia Travel

inteltion office space renovation in bangkok by onion

<b>this co-working space in bangkok is a 170 square meters renovation project designed by creative studio onion for IT consultant company inteltion</b>. the …

Bangkok

Thailand reassures foreigners following Bangkok hospital attack

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand reassured the international community on Tuesday that it would increase security at sensitive locations a day after a bomb exploded at a hospital in the capital, Bangkok, wounding 24 people.<p>Thailand has been ruled by a junta since a May 2014 coup. The attack on Monday …

World News

Thailand’s nefarious island paradise

Tarutao is one of the most beautiful islands in Thailand, but its white-sand beaches and lush rainforests were once home to hardened criminals.

Beaches

This Awesome Beach in Thailand Is Covered in MONKEYS — and They Want to Be Friends

The island Ko Phi Phi Don in Thailand is known for Monkey Beach, and it's everything you hope it would be. The area is a part of the Ko Phi Phi …

Thailand Travel

Thai Red Chilli Basil Fizz

Experimenting with new recipes this weekend and bought WAY TOO MUCH Thai red chillies and basil. Ergo: this Thai Red Chilli Basil Fizz came to …

Thai Food

Why Investors Should Buy Thai Stocks Now

Thailand – the top performer among Asian stock markets in 2016 – has lagged its neighbors this year as it suffered from tremendous investor …

Stocks

3 years after coup, Thailand sees sporadic, unnerving unrest

BANGKOK (AP) — Three years after military leaders overthrew a democratically elected government in Thailand, the country is sputtering economically, watched closely for its crackdown on political freedom and still the site of sporadic but unnerving unrest.<p>On Monday, a bomb exploded in a …

World News

Are There Divisons Appearing in the Thai Junta?

A small bomb shook the center of an army-linked hospital in the Thai capital Bangkok Monday, injuring 25 people. Some experts have been left …

Asia

2 army rangers killed in troubled southern Thailand

Police say attackers in Thailand's restive south have fatally shot two army rangers at close range.<p>The attack happened Tuesday in Yala, one of three …

South-east Asia

Celebrities are flocking to a new elephant sanctuary in Thailand

Chris Martin of Coldplay recently stopped by.<p>For animal lovers, finding travel experiences that provide ethical ways of interacting with animals …

Wildlife

Saap Saap Thai - Affordable Halal Thai Food in Tampines Hub!

Sawasdee! Countless of us Singaporeans flock to Bangkok on a yearly affair to savour the combination of aroma and spices found in authentic Thailand …

Thai Food

Online Censorship and User Notification: Lessons from Thailand

For governments interested in suppressing information online, the old methods of direct censorship are getting less and less effective.<p>Over the past …

Censorship

Bomb Attack at a Bangkok Hospital Leaves About 20 Injured

About 20 people were injured after an explosion at a hospital in central Bangkok Monday morning, the English-language online arm of Thai <i>Khaosod</i> …

Terrorism

Thailand: Junta Entrenched 3 Years After Coup

(New York) – Thailand’s junta has failed to fulfill pledges to respect human rights and restore democratic rule three years after the military coup, …

South-east Asia

Thailand Marks Three Years Under Junta

Thailand enters its fourth year under military rule Monday with the junta firmly entrenched in power and prospects for the return of democracy bleak …

Rights & Freedoms

Blast leaves 25 wounded at Thai hospital

<b>A bomb attack targeting a hospital owned by the junta in the Thai capital, Bangkok, has left 25 casualties, with three of them receiving serious face</b> …

Asia

Bomb wounds 20 at Bangkok military hospital: Police

Representational image. AP<p><b>Bangkok:</b> A small bomb struck a Bangkok military hospital on Monday wounding more than 20 people, police said, three years …

Bangkok

Bangkok Hospital Bombing Wounds at Least 20 on Anniversary of Thai Coup

HONG KONG — A bomb wounded at least 20 people at a military-owned hospital in Bangkok on Monday, the third anniversary of the army’s seizing power in Thailand.<p>The attack struck Phramongkutklao Hospital, leaving “more than 20 people injured,” Gen. Srivara Ransibrahmanakul, the deputy national police …

World News

Is It Safe to Visit Thailand Right Now?

Recent violence might have you second-guessing your travel plans. Here's what you need to know.<p>News broke Monday morning about an explosion in a Bangkok hospital that injured 24 people. The bomb went off inside the Phramongkutklao Hospital, which is "popular with soldiers and their families and …

Asia Travel